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Forum topic by OX1574 posted 12-29-2016 03:18 PM 551 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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12-29-2016 03:18 PM

I am new to woodworking and would love to know of a place in the central/Birmingham area that sells rough cut lumber. I am having a tough time finding anything close by. I did find the Hobby Hardwood which is north of Huntsville, but that is 2-3 hours away. Any help would be appreciated.

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#1 posted 12-29-2016 04:53 PM

I think you’d find that Hobby Hardwood would be worth the drive. If you decide to take a look at what they offer, remember that the sales operation is only open on Saturday of each week.

Herb

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#2 posted 12-29-2016 05:20 PM

I did find City Hardwoods today which just opened about 6 months ago. Spoke with John on the phone who was super friendly. Best thing is it’s only a few miles from my house! Will be dropping by soon to see their selection.

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#3 posted 08-11-2017 03:07 PM

Just wanted to follow up on this post about City Hardwoods. John and David are super nice and always helpful. They have a great selection of hardwoods and good prices. Be sure to check them out if you are in the area.

http://cityhardwoods.com/

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#4 posted 08-11-2017 03:09 PM

It’s always worth searching for lumber on Craigslist to see if there are any sawmills in your area. I found three near me that way.

-- "Man is the only animal which devours his own, for I can apply no milder term to the general prey of the rich on the poor." ~Thomas Jefferson

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#5 posted 08-12-2017 02:14 AM

I was at city hardwoods yesterday. John and david are good people

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#6 posted 08-12-2017 03:14 AM

Check out woodfinder too

http://www.woodfinder.com/

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